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Apply STEAM skills, such as communication, critical thinking and problem solving, which are essential skills pharmacists must possess to succeed in their careers.

 

Learn about the fascinating and impactful profession of pharmacy! In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the STEAM-enriched profession of pharmacy and the important role pharmacists play in keeping the community healthy. Participants will experience unique hands-on activities that provide insight into the types of problems pharmacists encounter and solve daily. Participants will have the opportunity to apply STEAM skills, such as communication, critical thinking and problem solving, which are essential skills pharmacists must possess to succeed in their careers. Each workshop activity is based on a scenario aimed at improving patient health outcomes in everyday life. Before diving into the hands-on activities, participants will receive a brief overview of what pharmacists do and the many career opportunities in pharmacy.

What You Will Learn

 

Students in Elementary School: Peering into the Profession of Pharmacy - Bringing STEAM Careers to the Classroom will:

  • Explain the importance of exposing students to STEAM careers
  • Communicate what a pharmacist does
  • Describe the types of problems a pharmacist solves
  • Apply pharmacy-specific communication and problem-solving skills to patient scenarios
  • Create an engaging activity that integrates healthcare careers like pharmacy
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Note: Upon successful enrollment of a section, students will receive a confirmation email from our Student Services team. This email will include a link to an authorization form that is required to be completed within 72-hours of enrollment.

Course Number: PHAR-90003
Credit: 1.50 unit(s)

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